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budget, is not actually the holiest thing you can pursue in government. >> paul ryan today put forward his budget. >> right. >> and says he is challenging you to come forward with a budget that reaches balance. are you going to do that? >> no. my goal is not to chase a balanced budget just for the sake of balance. my goal is how do we grow the economy, put people back to work, and if we do that, we're going to be bringing in more revenue, if we controlled spending and have a smart entitlement package, then potentially what you have is balance, but it is not balance on the backs of, you know, the poor, the elderly, students who need student loans, families who have disabled kids, that's not the right way to balance our budget. >> the glow is off paul ryan budgets, even for republicans, including former ryan worshipper rush limbaugh. >> now, there are people that don't like it, even on the republican side because it has tax increases in it, some say tax increases on the rich. leaves some of obama's tax increases in it. heritage foundation has done deep analysis of this. one of their prob
a budget. >> paul ryan's budget. >> at untethered to reality as the last two versions. >> this is a plan that balanced the budget in ten years. >> doesn't give an inch, it is uncompromising. >> fantasy, trickery, the same tired tune. >> the same budget he put out over and over again and the year before and the year before that. >> ryan and house republicans are marching forward. >> we are not going to refight the past. >> like the 2012 election didn't happen. >> the election didn't go our way, that means we surrender principles? >> the plan assumes repeal of the president's health care law. >> something we're not giving up on. >> same old stuff. >> we're not giving up on destroying the health care system for the american people. >> what? >> we are not giving up o n destroying the health care system for the american people. >> we don't like this law. >> somehow magically maintains savings of obama care. >> please explain that to me. >> it is impossible. >> that doesn't make sense. >> recall if you will campaign 2012. >> $760 billion. >> $716 billion. funneled out of medicare by president
ought to be fired immediately. a sick joke that nobody ought to take seriously. paul ryan's budget is the same he put forth the last two years in a row. hasn't he learned anything? he would destroy medicare and medicaid, give the wealthy yet another tax break, put most of the burden on the poor and middle class and repeal obama care. this budget is going nowhere. it will be dead on arrival in the senate. it is pure fiscal mastur va tion. yet paul ryan gets credit for being a serious thinker. i will tell you this if paul ryan is a serious thinker i am an astronaut. take a look at the budget. doesn't add up. tomorrow, congressman keith ellison and peter welch, oh, boy. can't wait for that. come back and join us right here tomorrow. >> this is "the bill press show." [ ♪ theme ♪ ] >> stephanie: happy wednesday everybody. jacki schechner, you know i have so few things in my life. look how happy i am about my new coffee mug. >> what does it say? >> stephanie: it is green in time for st. patrick's day. >> ooh. does that mean there's no pinch ug? >> stephani
. how does it tack up to the budget proposed yet by paul ryan? here is a side-by-side comparison. the savings are more than double those in murray's plan. how has the numbers wizard able to find so much more extra fat to trim from the federal budget? he is cutting to the bone. more than $700 billion would be caved out of medicaid and nearly a try won would be chopped from programs including food stamps and pell grants. the defense would see zero in cuts in an enter view that aired this morning -- >> we're not going to balance the budget in ten years, because if you look at what paul ryan does to balance the budget, it means that you have to voucherize medicare, you have to slash deeply into programs like medicaid. >> but even those cuts alone don't make paul ryan's numbers add up. it only achieves balance through a full repeat of obama care, which it's worth noting is already law of the land upheld by supreme court and being enacted in 27 states. this gimmickry represents a stunning the extra $700 billion in savings from repealing a law. the editorial board of "the washington pos
're not going to balance the budget in ten years because if you look at what paul ryan does to balance the budget, it means that you have to voucherize medicare, you have to slash deeply into programs like medicaid. my goal is not to chase a balanced budget just for the sake of balance. >> jon: so president obama there appearing on abc telling george stephanopoulos that balancing the budget is not his goal and attacking congressman paul ryan for the budget that he proposed. so, jim, to you first. did the media ignore the president's contention that a balanced budget is not really in the realm for him? >> i don't think the media have ever thought of that as a particularly high goal for themselves and yet, as scott loopo, american conservative and matt miller "the washington post," both pointed out the problem the president's had on this sort of moderate budget course he's trying to strike, which is part tax increases and part this alleged spending cuts, nobody is really for that and too vague and also used the word gut g-u-t when it refers to medicare i think is the beginning of the 201
" is next. >> john: good evening. i'm john fuglesang and tonight on "viewpoint," congressman paul ryan has presented a new version of the paul ryan budget but i'm calling it the agoraphobia budget because it is never leaving the house. we're joined by louise slaughter and alan grayson. the papal conclave begins in rome. we've got a big conclai. everyone agrees the cardinals should pick a vibrant young man in his early 70s. we're joined by progressive theologian john shelby spong. christmas is coming early for comedians because sarah palin is writing a book about christmas. birthday of liza minnelli, darryl strawberry, governor mitt romney and adult film star ron jeremy, three of whom are actually quite wholesome people. black smoke rome, cardinals the big vote. this is "vatican idol." >> john: good evening i'm john fuglesang and this is "viewpoint." democrats and house republicans agree, the nation needs a budget. house budget chair paul ryan led his committee to a podium where he unveiled his latest if you'll excuse the term path to prosperity. so just how are you going to do it this time
draconian. for the paul ryan-style us a terry. the way he talks may sound like he's a bridge builder because he, himself, is hispanic and talking about the little guy who's working hard. his track record as a politician is much more like rand paul than ronald reagan. >> joy reid, david corn. thank you so much. >>> coming up, the president today has met with republicans and democrats on capitol hill. don't tell the cpac faithful. with the spark miles card from capital one, bjorn earns unlimited rewards for his small business. take these bags to room 12 please. [ garth ] bjorn's small business earns double miles on every purchase every day. produce delivery. [ bjorn ] just put it on my spark card. [ garth ] why settle for less? ahh, oh! [ garth ] great businesses deserve unlimited rewards. here's your wake up call. [ male announcer ] get the spark business card from capital one and earn unlimited rewards. choose double miles or 2% cash back on every purchase every day. what's in your wallet? [ crows ] now where's the snooze button? full of beautiful highlights and lowlights. that's why nice'n
. meanwhile, chairman paul ryan unveiled his budget plan and listen to how ryan describes republican priorities. >> the most important question isn't how we balance the budget, but why. a budget is a means to an end. an end is the well being of the american people. >> the most important question is how we balance the budget and making sure it's not on the backs of working americans. congressman ryan also made an unfortunate slip. >> this to us is something we're not going to give up on because we're not going to give up on destroying the health care system for american people. >> an instant classic. you believe him? chairman ryan's plan to repeal obama care has already been pan ed by one fox news host. another took aim at ryan's budget today. >> paul ryan saying his idea in his budget is to eliminate obama care, that's not practical. even though you might want it, the supreme court has spoken. that's never going to fly. >> i raised the same point yesterday. you're exactly right. how would he factor this in? >> maybe paul ryan doesn't understand the process. who knows. meanwhile, the
, it's that he won't cave on his principles. >> paul ryan today put forward his budget and he says he's challenging you to come forward with a budget that also reaches balance. are you going to do that? >> no. my goal is not to chase a balanced budget just for the sake of balance. it's not balance on the backs of the poor, the elderly, students who need student loans, families who have got disabled kids. >> that's the gop's real problem. don't let them fool you. ginning me now is e.j. dionne. e.j., let me ask you, is the real problem here what i'm saying? what is the real problem, in your opinion? does the gop expect the president to cave in on his principles? >> the real problem is a huge philosophical gulf about the way forward. i was really glad that the president very explicitly said, there's nothing magical about balancing the budget in ten years. if we balance the budget too quickly and especially if we make a lot of cuts early, we're going to potentially wreck this economy. that's number one. number two, if you look at paul ryan's budget, there are incredible cuts in there to t
it be a serious version of cpac, chris christie, bobby jindal, scott walker, even paul ryan with his unserious budget, but at least he's in congress with responsibility and putting himself on the line, even if it is bad ideas, but he's putting himself on the line with ideas that he thinks can help the republican party being a governing party. that's >>> good evening, americans and welcome to "the ed show." my favorite senator has a plan to protect the big three and a major announcement that will have america buzzing. this is the ed show. let's get to work. >> it is morally wrong and economically bad policy to balance the budget on the backs of those people who are already hurting. >> bernie sanders has had enough. he's threatening a filibuster on the grand bargain to protect the big three. >> greed, wreckless, uncontrollable greed. it's almost like a disease. >> tonight, bernie sanders brings us his democratic plan to protect the middle class. plus, there's a radical takeover of city government in america's heartland. james hoffa is outraged and here to react. the big soda ban debate heats up
. the document itself has all of the content of a paul ryan budget. >> to reveal health care reform? >> exactly, but keep the money. we'll be back right after this, and we'll talk about the rape trial verdict that came down over -- stew benville and the amazing concepts that went with that. we'll talk about it after the break, and it points to the very problem of reporting and prosecuting rape in this country and the public response to it when it's a certain type of defendant, and it's right in line with where women are finding themselves in the electorate. you are listening to the "stephanie miller show," and watching it on current tv. i'm hal sparks filling in with jacki schechner all week long. we'll be back right after this. >> announcer: it's the "stephanie miller show." >> "viewpoint" digs deep into the issues of the day. >> has the time finally come for real immigration reform? >> with a distinctly satirical point of view. if you believe in state's rights but still believe in the drug war you must be high. >> only on current tv. ♪ >> hal: welcome back to the "stephani
tiches pick paul ryan to win the cpac straw poll. they are praising his new budget plan and has a lot less spending than the president's budget plan and 4.6 trillion less. enough to balance the budget by 2023. some in forbes say it doesn't cut enough. i am david asbin. welcome to forbes on fox. we'll have elizabeth and john, and rich and mike and mark . john, democrats pick the plan and say it cuts too much . you say it cuts too much. >> a balanced budget is not small government. under this plan it will increase it in 2023. it will be 1. 4 trillion. it is versus the sphendings . ryan thinking it is small government and he thinks it is bad politics. it is reducing the burden of government and this will expand it. >> mark, john has a point here. the ryan budget averages out to 1.1 trillion. that is more than what we are sphending now with president obama. >> it actually cuts too much. >> it is over the trillion years. and it cuts in areas that we shouldn't be cutting. we should be expanding areas where scientific and education and areas that create jobs and ryan is in fantasy land. it w
. in an interview with abc news, the president slammed paul ryan's insistence on deep, drastic spending cuts saying we don't have an immediate crisis in terms of debt. in fact for the next ten years, it's going to be in a sustainable place. the question is, can we do it smarter, can we do it better? if the only goal of a budget was to make it as small as possible, congressman paul ryan would be your man. his budget reduces the deficit by an additional $2.75 trillion compared to senator patty murray's plan. but the race to a budget is not the goal of a budget. foumtly a budget is a reflection of your core values, and which investments you believe are necessary. to those who say government should treat its budgets the way households do, it's important to point out that a family's budget works the same way. parents don't pull their kids out of school or deliberately starve themselves or stop going to the doctor for the singular doing mattic purpose of spending as little as possible. and taking out kretic is both part of american culture and key to growing the economy. for instance, 71% of americans ta
mate, paul ryan? certainly this young man can rile up the crowd, bring rock 'n' roll to the room. i mean, nothing gets him going like a good old bash of the democratic budget. >> they call their budget a foundation for growth. restoring the promise of american opportunity. but when you read it, you find that the vatican's not the only place blowing smoke this week. >> oh, zing. the catskill comedy clubs are lighting up the switch boards even as i speak. that kind of edge must be what mitch mcconnell was talking about when he joked about the gop contrast to the next round of democratic presidential hopefuls. >> don't tell me democrats are the party or the future when their presidential ticket for 2016 is shaping up to look like a rerun of the "golden girls." >> now it's good to see mitch mcconnell looking so pleased with himself, but it's worth remembering that the "golden girls" was immensely popular, rated in the top ten for six of its seven seasons. never mind. republicans do deserve a good laugh and the jokes today for plentiful. for example, donald trump. >> i've made over $8 bi
. congressman paul ryan taking in that budget cuts, as well. republicans put forth their own spending blueprint. response.e republican >> president obama and senate democrats say they want a balanced approach to our fiscal issues but their budget is ever balance, ever. taxesd they want to raise to fuel more spending. we know where this path leads, straight into a debt crisis. what does look like? first lenders will demand a higher interest rate. higher interest rates across the country will skyrocket on credit cards, mortgages, car loans. if interest rates rise debt payments will overwhelm all other items in the budget. the debt will overwhelm our economy. our finances will collapse. the safety net will unravel. the most honorable will suffer. you think this cannot happen here? just look at europe. we do not accept that future, not for our children and country. today we invite president obama to do with president clinton did, to work with republicans in congress to balance the budget. he can join in the efforts or he can choose the status quo. but he must choose. the american people deserve an
with 23%, and single digits support went to rick santorum, chris christie, paul ryan, scott walker, ben cars on, ted cruz, bobby jindal and sarah palin. joining us now, nbc analyst and mccain senior adviser, steve schmidt, analyst and obama re-election campaign adviser robert gibbs and huffington post editorial director howard fineman. robert gibbs, this is your debut performance on the last word. we have a motto that's very republican. it is not what you say but how you say it. keep that in mind. >> i have to say that lead in provides an exceedingly low bar for which i can roll right over. you know, chairman priebus may have cued it perfectly. >> months later, he figured it out. >> might have spent less paper figuring out the two or three things they did right in 2012 rather than all of what they did wrong. i think they have a herculian task on their shoulders because it isn't about how you say it. obviously spending $10 million to do outreach with the same message will result in the same outcome. they have a huge problem in what they say, not in how they say it. and i think the bigges
. >>> in the republican's weekly address kongman paul ryan talked about his plan to balance the budget. ryan said that a balanced budget would make a difference, far beyond just crunching numbers. >> but the crucial question isn't how we balance the budget, it's why. the budget is a means to an end. we are not balancing the budget as an accounting exercise. we're not trying to simply make numbers add up. we're trying to improve people's lives. >> ryan's proposal includes a repeal of the obama health care plan and makes dramatic changes to medicare through those changes -- though those changes wouldn't affect current enrollees. >>> kongman ryan was overshadowed by senator rand paul at the c spak convention this weekend. rand paul won 25% of the vote. senator marco rubio was a strong second at 23%. rick santorum was next and then governor chris christie. and ryan is in sixth place. senator paul benefited from his 13-hour filibuster. questioning the potential use of drones on u.s. soil. his dad ron paul won the cpac straw poll in 2010 and 2011. >>> sarah palin she still knows how to fire up the cons
guess that theory of evolution was echoed by paul ryan today. i want to play sound regarding once again the fiscal ideas that he touted in 2012, rearing their heads in 2013. let's take a listen. >> a balanced budget is a reasonable goal because it returns government to its proper limits and focus. when government overreaches, it doesn't just hurt our paychecks, it hurts our quality of life. we need to make room for community, for that vast middle ground between the government and the individual. >> you know, governor, the part of me that sticks out there is use of the word "community." i think that's been a priority that's lost specifically in the ryan budget insofar as it sort of tears asunder the social fabric. what do you think about him couching this in softer terms. >> i hate to say it, he has become an empty suit. this budget is a joke. for example, he says he would get rid of obama care, he would get rid of the benefits but kept the tax benefits to balance the budget, which isn't balanced. gives tax cuts to people that make a million dollars a year, cuts medicaid benefits, privat
the front runners are. we're talking about senator rand paul, congressman paul ryan, former senator rick santorum. senator marco rubio, governor scott walker is there. and they were having some fun there this morning with the prayer breakfast there, dr. ben carson. he's a neurosurgeon. he's not a politician. >> not yet. >> but with a little manualic, i might be in the white house come 2016. but while we wait for the official announcement, let's go right to molly henneberg who is there live. molly? >> there is some 23 people on the ballot. so you have to put your preference down. when they start unveiling the results, they don't always start with the straw poll. so when you see the graphics go up behind me, sometimes they show the break down of who showed up to vote. they'll say how many men, how many women what, ages, then they get to the results. some years they start right with the straw poll. so we're anxious to see how it goes this time. 23 people on the ballot. you may remember jeb bush asked to be taken off the ballot. he says it's too early to be focusing on 2016. so his name was
the light on a lot of other issues. 866-55-press, 866-557-7377, and by the way paul ryan is the worst of all, and john boehner goes along with that as do most republicans. welcome rob portman to the fold. tell me what you think, 866-55-press. >> announcer: this is the "full court press," the "bill press show," live on your radio and on current tv. ♪ [ male announcer ] ah... retirement. sit back, relax, pull out the paper and what? another article that says investors could lose tens of thousands of dollars in hidden fees on their 401(k)s?! that viewers like about the young turks is that we're honest. they can question whether i'm right, but i think that the audience gets that this guy, to the best of his ability, is trying to look out for us. this show is about analyzing criticizing, and holding policy to the fire. are you encouraged by what you heard the president say the other night? is this personal or is it political? a lot of my work happens by doing the things that i am given to doing anyway. staying in tough with everything that is going on politicall
basis not eliminating medicare as emhe afraid the paul ryan budget would do but making sure it survives for generations to come. putting revenues on the table that are fair and won't penalize the working people across america and making sure it is a balanced approach. i think what bob corker just said from his side is a basic principles that both parties can rally around. >> chris: and real specifically because i want to pin you down on this, are you saying you would accept structuralle chains, not doing away with medicare but structural changes and cuts to entitlements? >> let me tell you in 10-12 years medicare goes broke. that unanswered questions unanswered questions acceptable. the paul ryan voucher aapproach is destructive of medicare. there are ways to approach it to reduce the cost of medical ep our promise to seniors across america. >> chris: part of the problem in the debate is that the parties seem to be disagreeing about the importance of dealing with our national debt. i want to play what president obama said this week and also what he said back as a candidate in 2008. take
, not shifting the costs as paul ryan is suggesting. he left pretty confident with the solid commitment to the middle class that he expressed in his campaign, and the solid commitment to revenue as part of the budget deal. he gave us confidence, i would say. even though some of these things are going to be raised by the republicans we have to evaluate them if over all it's a solid deal for the middle class. we're not going to chase a bad deal. >> john: that's great to hear. of course the president has been vocal about a possible willingness to support a reform. but you congressman welsh you have a proposal that will save $156 billion over the next ten years. >> right now medicare has great benefit and drug benefit program part d. we pay retail prices even though we buy wholesale. if we purchased drugs like we do in the v.a. or medicare, we would save taxpayers $156 billion a year. right now in medicare if we buy a certain drug, and buy that same drug in the medicaid or v.a. program, we would pay 60% less. so we're buying wholesale and paying retail. and obviously that makes no sense. it
a rerun of "the golden girls." we got rand paul. we got marco rubio. we got paul ryan. and the other guys, they got hillary and joe biden. >> yikes. that's senate minority leader mitch mcconnell yesterday poking fun at the democrats, leading contender for 2016. the come, as you might imagine, ruffled feathers, even in his own statement kentucky's democratic party chairman wants mcconn toll apologize. an into the political playground we go. talk about turning an awkward tv moment into a moneymaker, senator marco rubio's political action committee is selling water bottles with his name on them at cpac this weekend. as you can see, they are charging $25 a bottle. if you remember, rubio made that memorable lung for his water bottle in his middle of the state of union rebuttal last month. >>> and it sounds like a reality show but actually the white house kicking off a new audio series called "beinged ed "beie a listen. >> a couple guys in their hunting shirts i'm serving a meal to, along with folks you see in the background. >> the white house says the idea is for people to know the story beh
chairman paul ryan, well said. let me repeat this. house budget chairman, paul ryan, well said. >> this, to us, is something we're not going to give up on because we're not going to give up on destroying the health care system for the american people. >>> back to "hardball." if you had to rattle off a quick summary of the job of the supreme court, you'd go with it determines whether laws are constitutional, right? we turn to oklahoma republican congressman, jim bridenstein. he's not convinced thanks to a certain health care rule. >> the supreme court rules on something doesn't necessarily mean that that's constitutional. what that means is that that's what they decided on that particular day given the makeup of the court on that particular day. and the left in this country has done an extraordinary job of stacking the courts in their favor. i hear this all the time from republicans. you know, they say that the court is the arbitrator, and after the arbitration is done, that's the rules that we have to live under then we can go forth and make legislation given those rules. that's not the
, not eliminating medicare, as i'm afraid the paul ryan budget would do but making sure it will survive for generations to come and putting revenues on the table that are fair and will not penalize the working people across america and making sure it is a balanced approach. i think what bob corker said from his side is a basic set of principles, that both parties can rally around. >> chris: and, real specifically because i want to pin you done on this: are you saying you would accept structural changes -- as you say, not doing away with medicare but structural changes and cuts to entitlements. >> let me tell you what we are facing in ten, 12 years, medicare goes broke. that is unacceptable. we want to make sure that medicare is there for generations to come. and, that means making some reforms and some constructive changes. the paul ryan voucher approach is destructive of medicare. it will not survive. millions of americans will lose their benefits. but, there are ways to approach it. to reduce the cost of medical care, and still keep our promise to seniors across america. >> chris: par
be stepping away from the stage, but his running mate wisconsin congressman paul ryan is back in the thick of fiscal fights on capitol hill. today, he addressed the deficit. >> by living beyond our means, government is sending us a message. it is saying, if you plan ahead, if you make sacrifices for your kids, if you save, you're a sucker. it is brazenly stealing from our children and our young adults and it has to stop. >> reporter: amid the stickers, tchotchkes and people in costume, the conference also showcased other rising republican stars, calling for a fresh approach. kentucky senator rand paul is a tea party favorite mulling a 2016 presidential bid. fresh from an attention-getting filibuster, he warned conservatives must stand on principle if they are to win nationally. >> the g.o.p. of old has grown stale and moss-covered. i don't think we need to name any names here, do we? our party is encumbered by an inconsistent approach to freedom. the new g.o.p., the g.o.p. that will win again, will need to embrace liberty in both the economic and personal sphere. >> reporter: florida senat
at another high-profile republican. this morning paul ryan gave the republican weekly address and pushed his budget proposal explaining why he is so focused on balancing the budget. >> the budget is a means to an end. we are not balancing the budget as an accounting exercise. we're not trying to simply make numbers add up. we're trying to improve people's lives. >> so, andy, if paul ryan connecting a balanced budget to improving people's lives, do you think the gop senses it needs to do a better job of explaining why balancing the budget should matter to people? >> paul ryan obviously understand that point. he realizes as we just heard that connecting the budget, this is an issue that maybe the republican party can use to reach out to hispanic voters, to reach out to women voters, to reach out to those blocs that the party has had so much trouble with. the problem is the product paul ryan is offering is absolutely no different from the product that has been so unpopular in the past. so maybe they can put new wrapping on the report or a new message behind it. the nuts and bolts of it are real
lone. >> president obama in washington and green energy and on the other side is congressman paul ryan and our exploding debt. we have our reporter from washington, dc. >> rive paul ryan took to the stage on friday bringing a very serious focused tone dug the 15 minute speech saying and i quote, "a debt crisis would be more than an economic event but it would be a moral failure." he debuted the budget plan wants to cut $4.6 trillion the next decade and he wants to cut obamacare. he said the debt will weigh down the country. >> unemployment is 7.7 percent. 46 million people are living in poverty today in america. the president says we are in a recovery. i say we are in critical care. >> things will be worse. by the end of 2023, the economy will be at a crawl. we will have $8 trillion added to the debt. >> in a trip to a national laboratory outside of chicago, the president made a number of very light-hearted comments about the impact of the sequester. the speech went on to focus on the energy proposal. >> those who have chairs, lease feel free to sit down, everyone was standing and i th
who is not here came in next. congressman paul ryan rounded out the top five right there. we have the results of the t straw poll. the question is will it matter in 2016? probably not. but it is bragging rights now for senator rand paul. >> i'm looking at an e-mail. marco rubio, 25%. let's see. santorum with 8%. chris christie, 7%. paul, 6%. then 23% -- we have two rubios. anyway. here's a question. chris christie is not even there and got 7%. what's the deal with chris christie? how do they feel about him there? >> clearly a lot of people think chris christie has done a good job. he's a republican governor in a blue state. he came under a lot of criticism for embracing president obama after super storm sandy came in and wiped out the shoreline of new jersey. he did it right before the election. he drew the ire of a lot of republicans but the fact of the patter was he wasn't -- matter was he wasn't invited here. the union said chris credhristc politics didn't fit the conference but 7% of attendees think chris christie should be the nominee in 2016. 3,000 people were on the ballot
research into solar power, wind power, and biofuels. >>> in the republicans weekly address congressman paul ryan talked about his plan for reducing the national deficit and balancing the budget. ryan said a balanced budget would make a difference far beyond just crunching numbers. >> the crucial question isn't how we balance the budget, it is why it is a means to an end. we're not balancing it as an accounting exercise. we're not trying to simply make numbers add up, we're trying to improve people's lives. >> it includes a repeal of the obama health care plan and makes dramatic changes to medicare and the changes would not affect current enrollees. conservative activists have been meeting outside washington talking about what went wrong in the last election and what they can do to win back their own house. late this afternoon paul and i talked to hur political director about the poll results and what the win means for rand paul's future. >>> they tended to be about 50%. about 3,000 total. half of them were young. he has inherited his father's political organization in many ways and his cand
was being vetted as a possible running mate for mitt romney. he said it had no impact in choosing paul ryan over-partman. second, why is it important to have firsthand experience to do the right thing? is it an existential experience necessary to have existential consent? >> i think senator portman made some pretty big inroads last week, but i think it's about being decent, that nobody deserved to have their decency diminished or people don't deserve to be disrespected. he stopped short of endorsing his position. here's house speaker john boehner. >> i believe that marriage is the union of one man and one woman. it's what i grew up with, it's what i believe. it's what my church teaches me. and i can't imagine that position would ever change. >> you know the church taught segregation before integration. churches do change. >> hillary clinton showed her support in this video. >> like so many others, my personal views have been shaped over time by people i have known and loved, by my experience representing our nation on the world's stage. my devotion to human rights, and the guiding principle
to the business of the day. you sit on the house budget committee, and you're chairman. paul ryan came out this week with the day before the president met with the republican caucus with his budget for 2014 which looks a lot like the budget for 2013 which looked a lot like the budget for 2012. >> except for -- >> bill: it's worse? >> it's worse. it's more cynical than the prior budgets because what it did was, they spent all last year campaigning against the affordable care act. and about slashing money out of medicare. >> that's been actually their mantra for two elections now. well, in the budget, he repeals the law, affordable care all of the provisions of the law, keeps the $700,000,000,000 worth of save savings, keeps the trillion dollars worth of taxes under affordable care act. >> that's what makes this budget come close to balancing in 10 years. so all of the things he campaigned against, he put in his budget. >> uh-huh. >> then said we are going to take the money out of medicare and we are going to tax you but we are not going to give you the benefit
congressman paul ryan defended his budget as a document of vision. >> our budget encapsulates what we think is the right way to go. fundamental tax reform for economic growth. patient center care rhee placing obama care. a responsible balanced budget. >> meanwhile, abc this week, house speaker john boehner says although they disagree, he trusts president obama. >> the president and i, as i've made very clear, have a very good relationship. we're open with each other. we're honest with each other. but we're trying to bridge some big differences. >> so do up trust president obama? >> absolutely. >> absolutely? >> absolutely. >> absolutely. firearms, flip-flops and flights to the middle east will all be part of what next week in washington will look like. lots to talk about. i want to get right to it. msnbc contributor goldie tailor of the goldie taylor project and david of the "the washington p." good to see all of you. good story with the republicans rank, when ohio senator rob portman, want co-sponsor of doma, defense of marriage act, snu ports same-sex marriage citing his gay son. house sp
-span. >> in his weekly address, president obama focuses on a energy policy. and representative paul ryan gives the republican response. >> hi, everybody. as a nation, our top priority is growing our economy and creating good middle class jobs. that's why this week i'm speaking to you from the argonne national laboratory in illinois, because few areas hold as much promise as what they're focused on right here harnessing american energy. talking after years of about it, we're finally poised to take control of our energy future. we produce more oil than we have in 15 years. we import less oil than we have in 20 years. we've doubled the amount of renewable energy we generate from sources like wind and solar with tens of thousands of good jobs to show for it. we're producing more natural gas than ever before -- with hundreds of thousands of good jobs to show for it. we've supported the first new nuclear power plant since the 1970s. and we're sending less carbon pollution into the environment than we have in nearly 20 years. so we're making real progress. but over the past few weeks, we got a remin
, governor chris christie at number four, representative paul ryan, then governor scott walker. a front-page story in "the baltimore sun," saying he would seek office himself, and others. james is following the story from politico. hohmann is joining us live on the phone. thank you for joining us. guest: thank you. host: is nothing more than a beauty contest. was veryis straw poll close. it's sort of codify our view that when and paul and marco rubio are the two fan favorites right now with the grass roots. marco rubio -- everybody expected rand paul would win the straw poll, including people who did not support him, especially coming out of this filibuster last week, so i think some people were surprised at how close it was, paul getting one- quarter of the votes and marco rubio getting one-quarter of the votes. rick santorum only got 8%, so it was quite a drop-off. they spoke back-to-back on thursday. that thatware for now is where they are hanging their hopes. host: getting attention, a doctor is spoke at the conference, ben carson. he may be running for office. raise he, and how did
was in a different position. you got to have a wisconsin mini primary, apparently, with paul ryan. walker notably would not pledge to serve a full second term. one more thing. all the 2016 speculation was not on the republican side this weekend. former white house adviser david plouffe weighed in on the presidential election at the 92nd street y. >> i'm not going to speak to what secretary of state clinton will or will not do. she is in both parties now. by far i think the most interesting candidate. probably the strongest candidate. >> there you go. his fellow delawarean probably doesn't like to hear that. but he probably knows that that's true. >>> finally, the inability to jump start the middle east peace process has been one of the president's bigger failures on foreign policy of the first term in office. though it's a failure that he didn't necessarily have a lot of control over. at the beginning of his first term, the president declared with great fanfare he wouldn't follow the lead of his predecessors presidents clinton and bush and wait until a second term to push for middle east peace. >
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